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been traveling with the president. let's talk about the energy there and the size of that crowd. can you give us an idea about both of those things? >> well, we haven't gotten an official crowd count yet, craig. i can tell you that the crowd here is certainly energized. a couple thousand people. james taylor started things off, warmed up the crowd before president obama took the stage, so he got things going. president obama getting a lot of cheers. the president has made this his closing arguments really about trust. you heard him say that essentially mitt romney does not do what he says he's going to do. he talked about his record as governor in massachusetts. of course, that is a neighboring state to new hampshire. this crowd quite familiar with mitt romney's record. one of the things president obama focusing on today and really throughout his campaign speeches recently is the fact that mitt romney says he is not going to increase taxes for middle class families and that he did that while he was governor of massachusetts. the romney campaign pushing back saying president obama is
pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>. >> jon: a study released for media and public affairs, since the con vehicles in september. jay leno, fallon and kimmel have more jokes about romney than all the other candidates combined. governor romney was the target of 148 jokes. david letterman, 290 jokes made about republicans including arnold schwarzenegger, paul lieian and chris christie, 138 about democrats. only two others were the top ten bill clinton and joe biden. do you have an explanation. [ laughter ] >> the romney jokes write themselves. thank you, good night. [ laughter ] >> i think look, it's media bias. i remember saturday night live, when chevy chase doing gerald ford i thi
in the energy states, of course, but it also creates a lot of jobs in states that use energy, because manufacturing of all kinds uses energy, some more than others. and when energy is low cost and abundant, as it will be as we take advantage of these resources, we'll bring manufacturing back. it's already beginning to happen. we're going to see more of it happen. we're going to get more manufacturing back in this country. we're going to see this economy take off with that, number one. number two, trade. it is good for us to be able to trade with other nations, particularly in latin america. we have some -- we have some real advantages in trading with latin america. many of our citizens have roots there. we speak the language in many corners of our nation. the time zone, of course, is friendly for us. and lat inamerica's economy is almost as large as that of china. there's a large middle class and growing middle class. this is a big opportunity for us to trade and expand the sales of our goods and services in latin america. but by the way, if nations cheat, and china has cheated over t
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of the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >>> in these frantic hours of the campaign, both candidates are using every last opportunity to get their pictures to the voters. the president has hit seven battleground states from colorado to florida. mitt romney will also be in seven battleground states to lay out his closing arguments. so what's going on behind the scenes in these final days? what's the real story of the campaign here at the end? joining me now is a man who has been on the inside, bob shrum. he was a former aide to the kerry campaign. his article outlines all of the mistakes that could spell defeat for him on election day. bob, thanks for your time. >> good to be here. >> inside the romney campaign there's a desperate attempt to find a route to 270. that's why they are,
to be doing this much longer. you know, the nice thing is, though, the energy, the crowds that we've seen makes me feel as if we're running this campaign in the right way. we're ending strong. and i think we're going to do well. >> so let's talk about the next four years and try and get as specific as possible. what is -- how would you define your mandate for the next four years, and what is -- i'd like to know the sacrifice that will not be asked of just the 1% but of the 99% as well. >> well, there's no doubt that our first order of business is going to be to get our deficits and debt under control. and the good thing is is that there's a forcing mechanism. the bush tax cuts end at the end of the year. we know that we've got the sequester looming that's taking a machete to something as opposed to a scalpel. and after the election, i think that both democrats and republicans have to step back and say, you know what? this is something that the country wants to solve. if i've won, then i believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way. we've already made a tril dolli dollars worth
power outage. about 40,000 customers without power. pico energy is our provider. they do an excellent job under these circumstances, getting people back online. about 400,000 in the region, and so, again, that's a significant number, but i am quite confident that they will chop that number down over the course of the next few days. our primary concerns are about flooding, the heavy winds, continued rain, and treacherous conditions for people. obviously we've been encouraging our citizens to stay in at home, stay off the streets, stay out of your car, and this is not the kind of weather you want to be out in. the city was closed on monday, will be closed on tuesday. schools canceled. colleges and university, many of them not having classes as well. mass transit system is shut down. and certainly won't be operational for the bulk of the day on tuesday. but all in all, philadelphians are rallying around each other. we've not experienced any significant incidents. we have had some structural challenges and at least one fire that i'm aware of. it should soon be under control. so you put it
that will help. host: we must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. dirty energy makes a dirty weather. let us go to james in memphis, tenn. on our line for democrats. good morning. caller: i think the global warming trend is starting to be seen throughout the united states and the world. more floods, morse tsunamis, a much more water coming on land. -- more tsunami is, and much more water coming on land. this is the second time in less than a year that it is going into the virginia area at a flooded out areas that have never over flood. water is growing to be a problem for a lot of places that have never flooded before. host: mike, on our line for republicans. what do you think? caller: i think it is whether. as the articles that you thought so articulate read, they stated on both sides, there is no definitive conclusion that can be made based on available data. it is all conjecture, the left is, whenever we have these things, they are running around with their hair on fire, trying to draw some conclusions because we use fossil fuels and of this that any other that the
, in fact, funding of clean energy companies in massachusetts. but he could not be nominated as the republican for president in 2012 if he continued to espouse those beliefs. >> why? why could he not? why could he not? >> nancy pelosi created a select committee on energy independence and global warming, as soon as we took over the congress in 2007. and she did so in order to ensure that, one, we backed out imported oil, and one of the first things we did was pass legislation to improve fuel economy standards to 55 miles per gallon by the year 2026 and back out all the oil which we import from the persian gulf and 6 billion metric tons of co2 per year. the president romney and the republicans are pledging to repeal those standards. and we also dramatically increased the funding for winds, and for solar, and for other clean energy technologies, which they also are saying they no longer want to fund, while keeping the tax breaks for oil on the books. so the first thing they did, as soon as they took over in 2011 was abolish the select committee on energy independence and global
is the top democrat on the natural resource congress and senior member of the energy and commerce committee. michael oppenheimer is a professor of scientific affairs at princeton university. i want to start with professor oppenheimer. simply put, when you look at hurricane sandy, which is a funny name for something hitting our beaches and causing such havoc, do you see climate change, manmade climate change in action, in the face? >> this is definitely the kind of thing we expect to see more of in the future, but in addition, while global warming didn't cause hurricane sandy, it almost surely made the impact worse, and that's because sea level has been rising for the last century due to global warming, and when this huge storm came along at high tide with a full moon with this huge fetch of water gathered up over the atlantic ocean, it was pushing on a sea level which was higher than it would otherwise have been, and it was able to push the water further and further inland. i live in downtown manhattan. i saw the damage, and i can tell you that this situation is only going to get worse over
. they had hundreds of volunteers, 12 our shifts, 3 1/2 days straight. a lot of good energy here right now. >> it's good richard lui to see folks coming together on staten island. arguably the hardest hit of the areas affected. while i have you here i do want to ask you about something else not to put you in an awkward spot considering your location. there had been a fair amount of flack given to the red cross earlier this week from residents that i talked to from local officials as well who said that the response by the red cross was not as swift as they would have liked for it to be. what your hearing about that and your hearing anything from the red cross? >> well, what we're hearing from those that are hear in staten island today, they are thinking about looking forward here, craig. there's still that overflow of, well disgruntlement. what will happen next. when will we have heat. when will we have electricity. that was the sentiment as people continued to wait in line for gasoline to take care of their generators. it's cold overnight. 30 degree weather. sometimes you get sun. we saw a
natural disaster and put it toward the relief of our on going national disasters. the energy gathered by gale force winds has the power to focus our public attention. superstorm sandy may help the electorate focus in the few days that remain in the 2012 presidential campaign. our vote on tuesday will be for a disaster manager and chief taking charge of a country in an economic state of emergency, building a society that leaves all of us more prepared for disaster. at my table is ari melber, msnbc contributor. norry tan dan, kate dawson and david rodi, a reuters columnist and contributor for the atlantic. thank you all for being here. >> i want to start with you. the article, the piece you wrote was about the inequalities that have been revealed in the con te context of sandy. >> i am one of the privileged new yorkers. there has always been divisions in the city but this storm brought them out more vividly than ever. i was able to go to a hotel. i was in a mandatory evacuation area. i went to this hotel. if you had wealth, you could shelter in a nice place i had. if you had a steady jo
this plant back to work for america's factories quoting energy. i went to an energy sustainability festival for my previous book where i was giving a talk and the of the speaker was the usda expert on biofuels and she told me about all sorts of biofuels i have not heard of, filters and toxics in the soil and biofuels. either in the law and started researching and i said what about cannabis. she said best there is. magnitudes better than corn or slowly and i said but? don't you know? we are not even allowed to talk about it. >> you can watch this and other programs online at conservative political pundit ann coulter presents her thoughts on race in america next on booktv. the author speaks at the four seasons hotel in los angeles for 15 minutes. [applause] >> thank you for bringing ancient history, elbow to elbow. that is the key as everyone knows. it is an honor to be here. trivial information. forget it when you are out the door. it is an honor to be here. having been an actor simon recovered actors who is now in my right mind and my left brain but having been there for a long
, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. stay top of mind with customers? from deals that bring them in with an offer... to social media promotions that turn fans into customers... to events that engage and create buzz... to e-mails that keep loyal customers coming back, our easy-to-use tools will keep you in front of your customers. see what's right for you at >>> welcome back to "morning joe." it's time now for the "must-read opinion pages." we've got one from governor haley barbour. "the washington posts," politics has no place in disaster. in part he writes this. i'm surprised to the point of disbelief at the reactions from both right and left that new jersey governor chris christie has said fav
. worse, come daybreak, their worst fears may come true." host: joining us now is bob cain, energy editor at politico. he has been looking at the impact of the hurricane on campaign 2012. good morning. thank you for joining us. what are the implications looking like right now in terms of this campaign schedule? caller: they have not cancelled much in terms of appearances, especially in virginia, a crucial state where significant votes are expected. the president had been scheduled to go to ohio today with bill clinton. that has been cancelled. joe biden was supposed to be there, but is not going to be able to go to new hampshire today. people are trying to move around their appearances, the president basically had a couple of appearances and is then coming back. the white house is basically monitoring conditions. host: we are talking about two different changes to the schedule. one is the practicality of not going to a certain swing state, but the other has to deal with how candidates are perceived. talk to us about that angle. host: mike holly had an interesting story today. no one wants
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that got flooded. those, when we get those back online, something i asked the president, with the energy department, to help us, any resources they have to be able to do that. he talked about national utility companies, sending people to new jersey and airlifting them to c-130s and military transport, that's all great. because the sooner we can get those substations going, we're going to be able to open up electricity for large numbers of people. and that begins to improve quality of life, get people back on the street. you know, into work, get their kids in school, get businesses started up again. >> and finally, senator, are we going to go through a real tough fight on how to pay for all of this? it's upwards of $50 billion right now. are we going to have the fight in washington, about offsets, when it comes to this? is this -- are these victims along the shoreline, hey, you were in the wrong place at the wrong time? because when the president says, we're in this for the long haul, and we're going to be there, what does that mean? >> that means recovery. you showed pictures of seaside
energy resources. on day one, i'll act to increase the number of leases and permits to drill on federal land. i will ask to speed the approval of the keystone pipeline from canada. i'll revisit coal regulations that were designed by the administration to strangle the industry and, instead, make sure we can use the resources we have in a clean and responsible way. you see, on day one, we will be closer to north american energy independence. now, i'm going to move to boost trade, especially with latin america. i'll ask congress for trade promotion authority and that's a power every president has used or requested since it was created back in 1974. oh, except president obama. and i'll finally designate china has the currency manipulator in getting trade to work for america. now, third, i'm going to send to congress the retraining format to make sure every worker who feels left behind in this economy can get the chance for a good paying job. and fourth, i'll move to tackle out of control spending. i will -- i'll send congress the first of several fundamental reforms. this person will be cal
that was jennifer morgan, the director of climate and energy problem for world energy institute. >> we have very short memories, right? it's not just as it relates to climate change. it relates to a lot of things. i think the success of storms, the storms we had last year, hurricane irene caused a lot of damage here. we had the freak snowstorm. i think a lot of this is sort of solidifying in people's minds that something is happening, you know, whether or not any particular storm, it has the fingerprint of climate change on it, we don't know. but it's certainly what i think it was oppenheimer in the piece said it's a teachable moment in a lot of ways, no matter where the storm came from. >> but it's only teachable if people want to learn. >> people want to listen. >> thank you very much. >> sure. >> it's a great piece. i so suggest people go on and take a look at it. >>> ow "newsnation" gut check is up next. do you think the candidates are focusing too much on ohio? that is our gutcheck question. does ohio matter as much as everything thinks it is? >> democracy plaza is powered by windows 8. [ m
more with the president's positions on things like energy and a balanced approach to energy that includes renewable and fossil fuels, that includes taking a more balanced approach on public lands especially and keeping environmental considerations in mind. and then on social issue, the editorial board is more aligned withed president as far as women's health issues and reproductive rights. >> okay. but what's happening in the minds of the colorado voters over the past month? as we mentioned there's about a 5-point lead that has dissipated to bring it pretty even neck and neck in that state. what's happened? >> yeah. you saw it happening right before the presidential debate at the university of denver was when mitt romney started to pick up steam. and his favorables have increased. voters have grown more comfortable with his message here. the polling we had five polls released in colorado last week, including yours. and for the first time his favorables outweigh his unfavorables. and i think the more people hear his message, the more people are beginning to think that he is c
the business environment in china, i think we have a problem. whether it's energy or regulation or tax policy or labor policy or legal policy or health care policy, i want america to be the best place for business. >> mr. romney wants business to come to america. i wonder if that includes all those jobs that were outsourced by companies that his firm, bain capital, invested in? fool, don't be fooled by moderate mitt, no matter how much he hopes you will. joining me is david corn from mother jones and an msnbc political analyst, who also unveiled this newest romney tape. and maria theresa kumar, president and ceo of voter latino and an msnbc contributor. thank you both for joining me. >> thank you, reverend. >> david, what do these latest tapes tell you about governor romney? >> i'm glad you played that second tape. if you listen to it carefully and think about it for a moment, it says that mitt romney wants america to compete with china for having an environment more hospitable for business, but why do businesses go to china? they go because there are low wages and weak labor protections and
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